Author Archives: E.L. Patterson

About E.L. Patterson

E.L. Patterson thinks it's crazy people read what he types on the computer and crazier other people pay him to do it.

Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee Cocoa & Honey Review

By | March 16, 2017

I remember simpler times – times when bottled coffee drinks were either Frappuccinos or … well … Frappuccinos. There were three flavors, one size and all was right in the world. Now, the convenience stores, gas stations, and supermarket aisles are littered with so many prepared coffee drinks in bottles, cans, and cartons that the process… Read More »

Califia Nitro Cold Brew Review

By | March 6, 2017

Strolling through my local Target on a random Sunday afternoon, I found myself pretty disappointed in the standard, humdrum items being offered within the big box. When, what to my wondering eyes should appear but a whole refrigerator case with full of coffee drinks. Oh dear. There were options that I had never seen before… Read More »

The Walking Dead 164 Review

By | February 16, 2017

Previously in The Walking Dead: Well … actually the previous issue came out only 2 weeks ago. Since Skybound gave us a February favor by releasing two issues in one month, you should be able to remember the events of 163. If you can’t, feel free to read my full review here: The Walking Dead… Read More »

The Walking Dead 163 Review

By | February 3, 2017

Previously in the Walking Dead: The Whisperer War ended in anticlimactic/ cliffhanger fashion as Beta escaped harm and capture. The Survivors thought they had ended the threat without knowing a wave of walkers was ready to crash down on them. Elsewhere, the jerks of the sanctuary were preparing to mount an offensive against Alexandria. In… Read More »

Cumming’s Spartan Cortado

By | January 29, 2017

Normally, I write my reviews in a long and self-indulgent manner, but the typical process is insufficient for today’s post. When I sampled the new Spartan Cortado at Cumming’s Coffee and Candy, I knew immediately that prose could not accurately express my feelings. No, something this good necessitates a poetic flow somewhere between a haiku and… Read More »